Market Snapshot: What $1.0 Million Can Buy You Around Martha’s Vineyard

The island of Martha’s Vineyard may be relatively small in size, but when it comes to buying real estate, this little jewel has a diverse selection of areas to choose from. Each of the six island towns have a style and character all their own, offering something unique and special to their residents. Depending on what area is right for you, your real estate options will vary — and so will the list price.

With this Market Snapshot, we’re going to look at what you can get for around $1,000,000 in different areas of Martha’s Vineyard. From one end of the island in Aquinnah, to the other end in Chappaquiddick, these are a few examples of similarly priced island real estate listings in the current market.



 Aquinnah Real Estate for SaleAquinnah

1 Seahorse Lane, Aquinnah – $990,000

This 3BR/2BA home boasts impressive water views, a spacious deck, outdoor shower, fireplace and is being sold completely furnished. The 2,411 square foot A-frame home sits on .60 acres and is located only a short distance from public beach access.

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27 Clambelly Road, Chilmark – $995,000

This charming 3BR/2BA home is situated on 3.10 acres in a storybook setting of gardens and stone walls. The 1,260 square foot home is immaculately maintained with hardwood floors, a fireplace, partially finished lower level, outdoor shower and large yard.

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West Tisbury MA Real Estate West Tisbury

179 Lamberts Cove Road, West Tisbury – $995,000

Built in 1853, this 2,030 square f00t antique farmhouse is well maintained and full of charm. It has 4BR, 2BA, wood floors, a cozy fireplace, brick patio, and a detached barn/bunkhouse waiting to be renovated. The 2.10 acre lot is landscaped and only a short distance from Lamberts Cove Beach.

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Vineyard Haven MA Homes for Sale Vineyard Haven

94 Deer Hill Road, Vineyard Haven – $995,000

This 3BR/3BA home is located on 1.48 acres in a rural area, but still in close proximity to town. The 2,514 square foot home offers many amenities, including hardwood floors, a wood stove, deck, screened porch, outdoor shower, and a one bedroom guest house.

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Oak Bluffs MA Real EstateOak Bluffs

8 Puritan Drive, Oak Bluffs – $995,000

With 5BR/4.5BA and 3,498 square feet of living space, this Gambrel style home has plenty of room for family and friends. Includes a gourmet kitchen, gas fireplace, studio apartment, finished basement, workshop, and a two-car garage. To top it off, the 1.20 acre property is a short bike ride away from town.

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Edgartown MA Homes for SaleEdgartown

20 Swan Lane, Edgartown – $999,000

Centrally located in the Dodgers Hole community, this 3BR/2.5BA home has all the amenities one would expect from a custom home. Room for all with 2,748 square feet, open living areas, covered porch, fireplace, two-car garage, central A/C, hardwood floors, and sitting on a professionally landscaped 1 acre lot.

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Katama ME Homes for SaleKatama

16 Old Dunhams Corner Way, Edgartown – $895,000

A 3BR/3BA contemporary hidden away on a .86 acre lot near association tennis and only a short bike ride to South Beach. With 2,342 square feet, 2 brick fireplaces, hardwood floors, a spacious rear deck, outdoor shower and attached one-car garage, it is an ideal vacation home.

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Chappaquiddick MA Real Estate


5,15,16 West Cape Poge Avenue, Edgartown – $885,000

This 5BR/3BA contemporary offers ultimate privacy and tranquility. Sitting on 2.39 acres, it’s just 1.5 miles to the ferry, a half mile to private beach access, and offers distant water views from the third floor master suite, hardwood floors, decks, patio, a large yard, and 2,200 square feet of living space.

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Feature Friday: 6 Mead Lane, EDG

Check out this week’s featured property – a Cape style home located in the breathtaking residential area of Green Pastures on Chappaquiddick

6 Mead Lane, Edgartown (Chappaqduiddick)

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Open the front door and the magnificent view of meadow, marsh and glistening waters of the Bay welcome you…the site is quite simply breathtaking. Green Pastures is a private, residential area offering 18 acres of open community owned property, exceptional privacy afforded by large individual home sites and shared access to and use of Bay side waterfront and dock. This is a superb offering with many sought after amenities. Additional acreage is available for sale.

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Enjoy stunning views across open meadow and marsh to the waters of Katama Bay. Living, dining and kitchen comprise the majority of the first floor and this is one spacious, L-shaped area with glass doors across the entirety of the southwesterly wall as well as on the south wall open to a deck that is built low to the ground, and so melds with the landscape instead of hindering the views.

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The living space is enhanced by a fireplace with an attractive granite surround as well as wide pine flooring, and the essential screened porch is on the shady northerly side of the house, perfect for hot summer days.

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The kitchen is a convenient and efficient U-shape, so open that the cook will never feel separated from the activity of the house. The adjacent dining area enjoys spectacular views across the Bay.

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On the second floor is a master bedroom with a full bath and large walk-in closet, as well as a spacious guest room with a half bath and large closet.  Both rooms have a bank of windows lending fantastic views of the Bay.

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One of the many amenities offered by Green Pastures is shared access to the Bay side dock and waterfront.

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New Listing: 47 Schoolhouse Road, EDG

Check out our new listing – an elegant home located within the Edgartown Estates community in Katama

47 Schoolhouse Road, Edgartown

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As warm and inviting as this property looks, when you see the real thing it gets better. Located in Edgartown Estates which is just 1.5 miles from Edgartown Village, 2.5 miles to South Beach, 1 mile to Morning Glory Farm and a short walk to the Katama store and the bike path, it provides easy access to all important Katama/Edgartown hot spots. The house is set back from the road and nestled in the professionally landscaped front yard which gives it an elegant presence and more privacy. The wrap around front porch is perfect to enjoy a summer evening or count the rain drops…..The expansive large deck off the kitchen and living room is perfect for required barbecues and as important as the free standing outdoor shower. Built in 2001 the open design invites all to participate. The fireplace in the living is the center of indoor activity. A den tucked away on the first floor at the front of the house provides a space for games or reading. A master bedroom on the first floor has a large bathroom and walk-in closet. Two guest rooms on the second floor are large enough to become your private suite to escape to. With all this family and private space there is a finished bonus above the garage to accommodate more family activity which is not reflected in the square footage.

Exclusively offered at $1,150,000

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room off front hall

A cozy den to the right of the foyer is a great place for quiet activities.

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The open kitchen and dining area overlook a lush backyard.

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Living space with fireplace and sliding glass doors leading to the spacious back deck.

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Sold Listing: 122 South Water Street, EDG

We are pleased to announce the sale of this charming single-level home on South Water Street in Edgartown Village

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122 South Water Street, Edgartown


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Market Report: September 2014

Martha’s Vineyard real estate statistics for the month of September 2014…

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Whether you’re interested in buying or selling a property, or are just curious about the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, we hope this information has been helpful. For more information on current market trends, or to speak to one of our agents, please contact us.

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New Listing: 94 Peases Point Way South, EDG

Take a look at our new listing – a sprawling Cape nestled in a quiet area of Edgartown Village

94 Peases Point Way South, Edgartown

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Nestled in a quiet Village setting, this sprawling Cape is the perfect Edgartown Escape… Just blocks from Main Street but so very private. With nearly an acre of land, a true rarity in town, the lot offers lovely plantings and plenty of expansion potential. A must see!

Exclusively offered at $1,600,000

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An expansive living area has ample space for both a seating and dining are with one of the three fireplaces. Easy flow and access to both the fully equipped kitchen and first floor guest bedroom with bath en suite.

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The family room has French doors to access the back deck, a fireplace and views of the lovely garden.

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The large master enjoys another fireplace as well as a private outdoor patio.

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Expansive second floor guest room with private bath.

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Spacious backyard with shed, and private patio off master bedroom.

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New Listing: Harthaven Road, OB

Check out our new listing – a pristine, newly constructed home located within the prestigious Harthaven community of Oak Bluffs

Harthaven Road, Oak Bluffs

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An opportunity that doesn’t come often… step from the farmers porch of this almost new, expanded Cape, through the door and into the entry and the far wall of french doors and windows coaxes to the great room. This sunny, inviting room is anchored by a beautiful fireplace and french doors that lead to a spacious deck and yard beyond. The great room is open to the chef’s kitchen and the dining area allowing for family and friends to easily gather together. The first floor master en suite is privately tucked at the end of a hall and includes a walk-in closet and access to the deck as well. A powder room and laundry room are situated off their own hall which leads from the entry and kitchen and into the garage. The cozy den/office with another fireplace is a more private space in which to enjoy the newspaper or television and finishes the first floor. The second story overlooks the great room and makes the spaces feel light and airy. Three bedrooms, another master en suite with bonus room and outside balcony, are found on this floor. The home has the bells and whistles expected in new construction and the basement awaits finishing. The icing on the cake is the location and amenities offered in the Harthaven community. No longer will finding a parking space at the beach be an issue – beautiful private beach, harbor and Farm Pond access and tennis are just a short distance away and bike or walk into town on the path just at the entrance of the neighborhood. Privacy, summer amenities and close proximity to town – the ultimate vacation retreat!

Exclusively offered at $1,695,000

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Farmer’s Porch


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Front Entry to Open Living Space


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Open Living Room with Fireplace and French Doors to Deck  


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Chef’s Kitchen and Dining Area Overlooking Backyard


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First Floor Master En Suite


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Second Floor Master Bath


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New Listing: 14 Court Street, EDG

Take a look at our new listing – TWO houses located in a premier area of Katama

14 Court Street, Edgartown

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A most unique opportunity in a premier Katama location – Conveniently located near Edgartown Great Pond, South Beach, Morning Glory Farm and the Village. For $875,000, you are purchasing two homes on one lot. The guest house has been recently renovated with new floors and carpeting, new kitchen with marble counter top, cabinets and appliances. The renovation to the 1,631 sf main house will be completed the middle of November 2014. The kitchen opens to a cathedral ceiling living/dining room with wood fireplace for those cool evenings. It has a bedroom and full bath on the 1st floor and two guest bedrooms with a full bath on the second floor. The current septic is 4 bedroom, however town sewer is possible which would allow for expansion of the bedroom capacity. The homes are located at each end of the .59 acre lot allowing for privacy and room for a pool. Each house has an outdoor shower. A great investment property allowing you to use one building and rent the other or rent both.

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Feature Friday: 19 Silva Lane, EDG

Check out this week’s featured property – a stylish, yet traditional home in Edgartown Village

19 Silva Lane, Edgartown

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Enjoy the quieter side of Edgartown Village. Three blocks from Main Street, Silva Street is home to a select handful of stylish properties, exactly where you want to be, while still off the beaten path. Easy access to all of the Village, the important fish market and Stop and Shop as well as Fuller Street Beach; a location where a car is not necessary. Custom built in 2004 the traditional exterior is a wonderful façade to the crisp, open interior design; not your “cookie-cutter” house by any means. The finest quality classic finishes blend beautifully with the state-of-the art high end appointments. this pristine Village home eludes the masses, and makes for a true in-town retreat. It enjoys a very successful rental history. With exception of personal items, property is being sold furnished – all furniture is high quality!

Exclusively offered at $2,150,000

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Sold Listing: 9 Chickawaukee Street, OB

We are pleased to announce the sale of this home in Oak Bluffs

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9 Chickawaukee Street, Oak Bluffs


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